All posts tagged: self love

why I think beauty is boring

Beauty is boring. Did I really just say that? Beauty is soooo boring. Show me someone with compassion, kindness and good energy and I’ll show you someone who represents my kind of beauty. The beautiful beauty, the beauty you need nowadays to make a dent. Today, a beautiful face is not enough. It’s the aura of us that carries our handsomeness. It’s the way we talk and move, the way we articulate and the way we shine from the inside out with the right thoughts and beliefs in our mind. Isn’t it tragical that when we speak about beauty, we use to speak about the look of someone? Have you ever met those people that not really fit into the general classification of a pretty face or perfect model sizes, but still there is something so beautiful about them? Something intangible that you fail to describe? I’m a true believer that beauty is way more than just the look of our bodies. But still, especially for us women and young girls it’s all about our …

un-jealous yourself

My mom always told me to not be jealous. Yeah thanks mum, great when you see all the kids with so much stuff you want to have. I never really understood why she was saying that. Not until now, when I grew up a wise young woman (lol). Being jealous is indeed a very harmful thing: you feel bad about yourself and actually it doesn’t change anything about your situation. As a superstitious Siberian, my mom even told be to protect myself from jealousy by not showing off everything I had or accomplished. Hard for me not cruising around with my newest bike to attempt I was the coolest kid on the blog (I was definitely not). But somehow, this permanently got stuck in my had and I was observing that on myself as I was growing older: Especially when I started traveling, I got more and more wry looks from people asking me why I could afford this or hearing the sentence: “Your traveling again? Well I have to sit in the office the …